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Go Cyber Shopping ordered to stop its activities and pay a $12.7 Million award for selling game copiers and mod chips for Nintendo game systems
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 15 2017

Nintendo has been awarded an injunction, $11,760,000 in statutory damages and $1,000,000 in punitive damages for the trafficking of infringing devices

Damages of $52,527.07 for breach of copyright where licence conditional on payment of fees did not pass to respondent through foreclosure proceedings
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 15 2017

In this petition, the Supreme Court of British Columbia found the corporate respondent liable for damages for breach of copyright based on the

Federal Court knocks TPM circumvention with significant damages award
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2017

In a major victory for Nintendo, the Federal Court of Canada awarded $12.7 million in damages for circumventing technological protection measures

Careful clearing photos from social media for news reporting
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • March 3 2017

Clearing rights to use a photograph can be nuanced. A recent decision out of Quebec highlights the importance of clearing rights both of

A practical guide to software license agreements: source code escrow arrangements
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 28 2013

Software license agreements often include a source code escrow arrangement that allows the customer to access and use source code for the licensed

Software licenses and indemnities: what obligations are you taking on?
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • June 5 2013

License agreements often contain indemnities. An indemnity is a contractual obligation to step in and reimburse some financial obligation such as a

TPMs Are Alive and Well: Canada’s Federal Court Awards Nintendo $12.7-million in Damages
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 6 2017

Five years ago, Canada enacted legal protection for technological protection measures (TPMs) as part of the Copyright Modernization Act. The Federal

Social Media and Copyright: Can I Post that Photo?
  • Sotos LLP
  • Canada
  • November 21 2016

It has become commonplace to witness photos spread across the Internet like wildfire - to "go viral" and "break the Internet" are phrases with

Deal or no deal: copyright protection in television formats
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • May 25 2011

The licensing of television formats is a huge business, generating billions of dollars worldwide

Set Top TV Boxes in the Eye of the Storm Over Copyright Claims
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2016

The Internet has made pirated content widely available. But there has been a practical hurdle limiting the distribution of pirated content: the